I work with Malawian rights for women with disabilities, I'm an activist, I'm a black feminist. With FEDOMA we have managed to change people's mindset about people with disabilities. Møt Patricia Moyo, 17 år, og erfaren aktivist. Hun vet hun har mye å kjempe for.
Nalule Harriet, 45 year old, is about to start a new job: She is engaged in a research project with ADD, Action on Disability and Development, and will interview other persons with disabilities on their experiences in the market or business. “I am so happy! Thank you for thinking about me. My daughter will be my guide, and the little money we will make will be for the growth and development of our family”, Harriet Nalule says.
This story is written by Margaret Ninsiima, volunteer at UNAB. She is in charge of identifying interviewers to the ADD project.
Sign language is still unknown to most Ugandan and the media continues to be insensitive to the needs of the Deaf broadcasts without sign language interpretation services, says Nyapolo Patience.
Blog contribution from Emmanuel Bychance in NUDIPU - National Union of Disabled People in Uganda
When walking the streets of Kathmandu, you will often see people sitting on the streets begging. Very often, these people are persons with disabilities. They are alone, and extremely poor. Now, when I look at photos and videos from Kathmandu, I wonder how these people are managing the situation.